strange ee behaviour

Paul B. Mahol onemda at
Wed Jul 1 09:12:30 UTC 2009

On 7/1/09, Paul B. Mahol <onemda at> wrote:
> On 7/1/09, Alexander Best <alexbestms at> wrote:
>> i'm running xorg-7.4.2 and x11-wm/awesome on HEAD (r195173). when i run
>> ee
>> in
>> the debugger and open another xterm the debugger says "Program exited
>> normally.". so it's not a program crash i guess.
>> Paul B. Mahol schrieb am 2009-07-01:
>>> On 6/30/09, Alexander Best <alexbestms at> wrote:
>>> > hi there,
>>> > i'm experiencing this strange `ee` behaviour lately. when i open
>>> > `ee` in an
>>> > xterm and open another xterm `ee` simply exits. if i try to enter
>>> > commands
>>> > which output to sdtout/stderr like `ls` on the xterm window ee was
>>> > running
>>> > on
>>> > the output is a mess.
>>> > i'm running r195173 (HEAD).
>>> Can't reproduce. Which X environment do you use?
> Actually I can, if I resize xterm window, ee will exit.
> You really should mentioned that you use awesome at first place.

Problems is that ee doesnt handle SIGWINCH properly.
ee on FreeBSD is linked with ncurses but new_curse.c from contrib/ee is
only file that mentions SIGWINCH and that file is not part of


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